96650:HUMAN LEUKOCYTE ANTIGEN-A (HLA-A)

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96650:HUMAN LEUKOCYTE ANTIGEN-A (HLA-A)
Alias Names: HLA-A
Methodology: Sequence Based Typine (SBT)
Edit Date: 4/30/2008
Performed: Monday-Thursday
Released: 8-10 days after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab.
CPT Code: 86813-90
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 10 mL yellow top tube (ACD) Solution A. Also acceptable: One 6 mL yellow top tube (ACD) Solution B, or one 4 mL lavender top tube (EDTA).
Handling: Keep as whole blood. Do not centrifuge.
Stability: 7 days ambient or refrigerated. Unstable frozen.
Standard Volume: 10 mL whole blood
Minimum Volume: 5 mL whole blood
Transport: Refrigerated.
Rejection Criteria: Heparin whole blood; frozen specimen.
This test may require insurance company prior authorization before ordering.
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